Error: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect
When you attempted to start AutoCAD® on the Windows Vista™ operating system, you received the following error message:
The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.
This error may occur if there is a problem with Microsoft® Visual C++ Redistributable installation on your computer.
To resolve the error, you should reinstall the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable, using the vcredist.msi file located on the product DVD in the following location:
For 32-bit operating systems:
For 64-bit operating systems:
Note: It is strongly recommended that you uninstall any existing versions of the Visual C++ Redistributable, using Add or Remove Programs in the Windows Control Panel, before you reinstall it from the product DVD.